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Zicatela ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 3.9

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Zicatela Surf Forecast / Oaxaca / Mexico

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 6 pm Saturday 08 May 2021 CDT
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Zicatela surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Zicatela sea temperature is 28.7 °C (Statistics for 08 May 1981-2005 - mean: 29.1 max: 30.0 min: 27.9 °C)
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Zicatela surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Zicatela sea temperature is 28.7 °C (Statistics for 08 May 1981-2005 - mean: 29.1 max: 30.0 min: 27.9 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Oaxaca

  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Zicatela (light winds from the WNW at Huatulco 86 km from Zicatela).

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How big are the waves at Zicatela today?

The current surf forecast for Zicatela at 1AM is: 0.6m 13s primary swell from a Southwest direction and 0.7m 11s secondary swell from a South direction (forecast issued at 06:00pm May 08). The wind direction is predicted to be glassy and the swell rating is 2.

Time (CDT) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (09 May)2.5ft (0.7m)12s
Afternoon (09 May)2.5ft (0.7m)11s
Evening (09 May)2ft (0.6m)19s

Table - waves today at Zicatela. (Swell directed towards the surf break)

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Rating
(10 max)
Swell
Height Map
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
Period(s) (?)
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)
Wind
(km/h)
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
High Tide
/ height (m)
Low Tide
/ height (m)
Summary
Rain (mm)
Temp. °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Saturday
08
Sunday
09
Monday
10
Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
Friday
14
Saturday
15
Sun
16
4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM
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T mexico.htsgw.metric.36.cc23T mexico.htsgw.metric.42.cc23T mexico.htsgw.metric.54.cc23
T mexico.htsgw.metric.60.cc23T mexico.htsgw.metric.66.cc23T mexico.htsgw.metric.78.cc23
T mexico.htsgw.metric.84.cc23T mexico.htsgw.metric.90.cc23T mexico.htsgw.metric.102.cc23
T mexico.htsgw.metric.108.cc23T mexico.htsgw.metric.114.cc23T mexico.htsgw.metric.126.cc23
T mexico.htsgw.metric.132.cc23T mexico.htsgw.metric.138.cc23T mexico.htsgw.metric.150.cc23
T mexico.htsgw.metric.156.cc23T mexico.htsgw.metric.162.cc23T mexico.htsgw.metric.174.cc23
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0.8
S
0.7
S
0.7
S
0.6
SW
0.6
SW
0.7
S
0.4
SW
0.7
S
0.7
S
0.5
SW
0.6
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.7
SW
0.8
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
1
SSW
1.3
SSW
1
SSW
1.3
SSW
1.1
SW
1.4
SSW
1.4
SSW
1.4
SSW
1.6
SSW
1.6
SSW
1.6
SSW
1.6
SSW
1.5
SSW
1.4
SSW
1.3
SSW
1.3
SSW
1.3
SSW
1.3
SSW
1.2
SSW
1.2
SSW
1
SSW
1.1
SW
1
SW
1.1
SW
1.2
SSW
1.2
SSW
1.2
SSW
1.3
SSW
1.6
SSW
1.6
SSW
1.6
SSW
1.7
SSW
1.5
SSW
1.4
SSW
1.6
SSW
1.7
SSW
1.7
SSW
1.8
SSW
1.7
SSW
1.7
SSW
1.7
SSW
1.7
SSW
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SSW
10
SSW
0
W
5
NW
5
NW
5
NW
5
SSW
15
SSW
10
SSW
10
SSW
0
WNW
5
NW
5
NW
5
NW
5
WSW
15
SW
15
SW
10
WSW
5
W
5
WNW
5
NW
5
NW
10
WSW
15
SW
15
SW
10
WSW
5
W
10
WNW
10
WNW
10
WNW
10
W
15
WSW
15
SW
15
WSW
10
WNW
15
WNW
10
W
10
WNW
5
W
15
SW
10
SSW
10
W
5
WNW
5
WNW
5
W
5
NW
5
SSE
15
SSW
15
SSW
5
WSW
5
NW
5
NW
5
NW
5
NW
5
W
10
SW
15
SW
5
WNW
5
NW
5
NE
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crosscross-
on
crosscross-
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ononcross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
on
ononcross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
glassglasscross-
on
cross-
on
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crossoff
1:20PM
0.90
1:34AM
0.75
2:13PM
0.93
2:31AM
0.73
3:01PM
0.98
3:23AM
0.73
3:46PM
1.02
4:11AM
0.74
4:29PM
1.06
4:55AM
0.75
5:10PM
1.08
5:36AM
0.76
5:50PM
1.09
6:16AM
0.76
6:28PM
1.09
7:44PM
0.30
7:36AM
0.24
8:45PM
0.27
8:23AM
0.24
9:38PM
0.24
9:09AM
0.22
10:25PM
0.20
9:53AM
0.21
11:08PM
0.17
10:36AM
0.19
11:49PM
0.15
11:17AM
0.19
12:28AM
0.15
11:55AM
0.19

Note: the tide data above is for Puerto Escondido which is 1 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Zicatela.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Zicatela blow from the NE

Saturday
08
Sunday
09
Monday
10
Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
Friday
14
Saturday
15
Sun
16
4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM
partially cloudy
clear
clear
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
thunderstorm
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
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